Bulgarian Pork Stew With Cabbage - "Svinsko s zele"
1 medium head of cabbage, diced; 1 medium onion, sliced; 4 tomatoes, chopped; 1 lb. diced pork; 1/2 tablespoon paprika; 1 bay leaf; 1 teaspoon black pepper; 1 flat tablespoon salt or to taste; 6 tablespoons sunflower oil.
Heat the oil in a large saucepan over high heat and brown lightly the diced pork for 2 minutes. Add the onion and saute for 3 minutes more. Add the chopped tomatoes and the paprika, and cook for 3 minutes more. Add the cabbage and the seasoning and stir well. Cover the saucepan and reduce the heat to medium. Simmer the stew for about 30-40 minutes, or until the cabbage and pork are soft.
About the author: George Krumov is a Red Seal certified chef with many years of culinary experience working around the world in Europe, the Middle East, the cruise line industry and North America. In the last two decades he has headed the kitchens of several restaurants in Canada, and ran his own restaurant.